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7,497 Norwegian Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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KittyCruzerTwo
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first time on Norwegian. We chose this cruise because we were able to book a mini-suite with 2 packages - specialty dining and a drink package. We have never cruised on a large ship -- and this one housed 5,000 passengers - ... Read more
MariosCruises
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted to experience freestyle cruising, as it was our first in a large ship. Another reason was the Norwegian Escape, which is a new ship. We couldn't have made a better decision! As we were honeymooners, ... Read more
bear01234
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
It' s a new Ship and some new ports so that attracted me to it. The restaurants were great, the service was pretty good, The activities could have been better. The major drawback on this Cruise Ship is it is ;Crowded ! There are to many ... Read more
West Palm Frank
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Ok, where to start? Overall - the ship is great eye candy. It is simply beautiful. Try to find a spot of rust, I dare you. Art gallery was well laid out and not crowded as on other ships and so was fun to walk through and view. Shows ... Read more
pippal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The Norwegian Escape is a beautiful ship but the cruise itself could do this A LOT of improvements. The worst experience of this cruise is Tyler - the Cruise Director. He is the frat boy who never grew up. He is everywhere throughout ... Read more

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tarawilson13
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was our first cruise. We took our three kids ages 16, 14, 10. We got to the ship after a flight, at 3:30pm and were able to walk right on. Our room was ready and it was bigger than what we expected. Also, the bathroom was a good ... Read more
dawn.soviero@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We just got off the NCL Escape. It is a beautiful ship. We had two children with us 4 and 9. They had a great water park area for the children and they enjoyed going to the camp every night. Food was excellent with a great variety. In ... Read more
cruiseus111
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Don't let anyone tell you not to go on this ship, don't listen to negative postings. We just came off a one week cruise and the one and only negative thing to us was getting off because our week was up, seriously. New ship, great staff, ... Read more
Katmac1957
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
My husband and I just got back today from our 7 night cruise on NCL Escape. We had a great time and loved the ship. My husband surprised me and upgraded us to a Spa Suite in The Haven. We were so spoiled staying in a Haven suite. ... Read more
Cruise-mom
Member Since 2013
1 review
243 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
Great value for money, plenty for everybody of all ages to do. Very nice cabins although a little small there's plenty of storage options. Mainly did complimentary dining - all excellent, good choices and served in a timely manner. ... Read more

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froger805
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I have just returned from a week on the Getaway to the Caribean. What a fantastic ship and overall experience. Getting on and off the ship was so easy, just follow all of the times you sign up for and it is very easy. When you do your ... Read more
Yovcruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We just went out for a week in the Norwegian getaway for a week . The cruise is beautiful, and the service overall is very good. The music in this ship is way better than carnival which I think is horrible. They play a good variety of ... Read more
montylee
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Norwegian is the "Frontier Airlines" of cruise ships in comparison to others that I've been on. The Good: Superb rooms. While slightly smaller than other ships, it is still more than adequate. Excellent housekeeping staff. Food ... Read more
Reflections2
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
23 helpful votes
As we have enjoyed cruising with NCL for years, we have gained not only Latitude points, but also a savy about ship cleanliness, food quality, show presentations, room stewards, etc. Our most recent trip to the Western Caribbean ... Read more
smc1001
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Beautiful ship. Boring itinerary, but chose this sailing for the new ship. Have sailed on NCL before, but this certainly did not meet my expectations. Service was hit or miss (mostly miss). Had to send coffee back three times one night at ... Read more

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tiptop33
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
103 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was our second voyage on the Escape, after one in December over the holidays. The experience is much improved, with many more pro’s than con’s. The lack of entertainment option has largely been fixed, with two very ... Read more
rcuervo
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
WE CHOOSE THIS SHIP BECAUSE IT WAS RAVED AS ONE OF THE BEST AND NEWEST SHIPS. WE WERE EXRETEMELY DISAPPOINTED. The food selection was just average. The seafood buffet was very plain and average. Very little shrimp and no lobster. All ... Read more
grannytravels
Member Since 2010
1 review
4 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We cruised on June 18-25, the choice was not an option when I began this review.Our travel agent, knowing that we had last cruised on Royal Caribbean's Allure, with young children, told us that we would not be disappointed with NCL's ... Read more
Daddysgirl25
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
We just arrived home yesterday from our amazing vacation on the Escape! I have never written a review before but I felt it was absolutely necessary after this trip. I was so nervous after reading so many terrible reviews before we left, ... Read more
dspoore
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We love the freestyle aspect of Norwegian cruising and we used it to the fullest. The youngest in our group did not take any dress clothes and that was OK with us. We loved the Escape, loved our mini suite and our steward (Mario) was ... Read more

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bklynangel
Member Since 2007
10 reviews
2,025 forum posts
9 helpful votes
While I have a thirty hour ride home on Amtrak, I have decided to write some of my review about my NCL Escape Vacation June 11 th - 18th, 2016 and continue the rest at home. I had come in the night before on Amtrak from Trenton, New Jersey ... Read more
Redbarnphotog
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
137 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This is my 5th Cruise and my BF's first. Celebrating our 40th and 50th birthdays. All of my cruises have been with NCL, I have previously cruised on the Pearl, Dawn and Jade. This was my first trip on the Escape. I booked through ... Read more
BMWilliams
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This was the 10th anniversary since my husband transitioned and I wanted to take the whole family on a cruise to remember and celebrate his life. Ten Travlers ages ranging from 2 to 54, and no one was disappointed. Plenty to do. ... Read more
rmedipal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I am comparing this to the NCL Jade I took to western Caribbean. This ship is huge and modern and new. This is the only plus to the Escape. The entertainment on this ship is boring. The After Mid night show was so boaring that if I sat in ... Read more
Bbmilford
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We had a great time!!! We have cruised with NCL in the past and have always enjoyed it, so we picked the Escape with friends who had never cruised with NCL before. We all had a wonderful vacation. Embarkation was the smoothest, ... Read more

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